In fact, the day after I painted that
first RedCat a lady came into the gappery and "just had to have
one!". She commissioned a smaller version. The very next day it
happened again. Another commission! I told my wife "I think I'm
on to something". That was an understatement. Nearly seven years
and over 400 Charlie the RedCat paintings later, I hardly have time
to watch sports on TV let alone draw or paint it!
Although Charlie the RedCat paintings
are often designed to be funny, the collectors take him very seriously.
One of then told me that his RedCat is hanging between his Max and his
Warhol. To be in that company is more than even Charlie himself could
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Artist Jim Tweedy with Jazz Legend Pete Fountain, autographing originals for art investors.